Seniors attend Senior College Night

Seniors and their parents attended informational sessions and met with their deans at Senior College Night. Students were able to choose two of nine special interest sessions to attend, which focused on specific topics such as the interview process, financial aid, intercollegiate arts and college essays. Experts from colleges across the country, as well as […]

Lola Clark ’17 steps on a bus, ready for a six-hour drive to Clemson University in South Carolina. While many of her peers are spending their spring breaks resting at home or traveling, Clark is preparing to see her 10th college in the past five days as part of a school-run tour. “I went into […]

Hook, Line and Sinker: Admission Hooks

Hook, Line and Sinker: Admission Hooks

Three months ago, Paige Howard ’17 committed to University of Pennsylvania for soccer, essentially finishing her college process months before juniors had even started to put together a preliminary list. “It feels good to have a sense of knowing kind of what’s in the future, but I’m still stressed because I need to make sure […]

Life is not always fair, but the parking system can be

Life is not always fair, but the parking system can be

Life isn’t fair. You know it, I know it, we all know it. The other day I caught myself commiserating over the gap between the dunking ability of Cassius Stanley ’19 and my own. Why should he be gifted with the capacity to soar over defenders while I hang around at sea level waiting for […]

Senior class participates in impromptu discussion about sexual assault

The breaking of the projector during the May 21 Senior Transition Day screening of “The Hunting Ground,” a documentary about sexual assault on college campuses produced by Amy Ziering (Hannah Kofman ’14, Emma Kofman ’16), sparked an impromptu senior class discussion about the issue of sexual assault. “I thought the discussion was very positive. I’m […]

Attendance drops due to 'ditch day' and Coachella

Fifty-two percent of scheduled senior classes were missed yesterday as a result of absences for college visits, the March of the Living Holocaust awareness trip, the Coachella Music Valley Festival and the unofficial senior “ditch day.” This is the second highest number of absences in the school’s history after April 21, 2005 when only 33 […]